Updated January 21 at 12:26pm
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The fiscal 2018 proposed state budget that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released Jan. 19 includes the elimination of upper payment limit payments, which are federal funds used to ensure that Medicaid reimburses hospitals at an amount equal to Medicaid, as well as Medicaid payment reductions and reduced payments to inpatient mental health providers. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit growing 27.7 percent to $282 million, or 55 cents per share, and 2016 profit increasing 24.4 percent to $1.04 billion, or $1.97 per share. more
In late November, Laura Jaworski was appointed the second-ever executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp., a Warwick-based nonprofit affordable-housing developer and homeless-services provider. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
Local teachers and staff at the Chariho Regional School District, Narragansett School District, South Kingstown School Department and Westerly Public Schools, as well as Stonington Public Schools in Stonington, Conn., received 12 Westerly Community Credit Union Teacher Grant awards totaling more than $5,000. more
The Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England will celebrate 100 years of selling cookies to the community by hosting Cookies & Cocktails on Jan. 26 at the Citizens Bank Rotunda. more
Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
The Rhode Island economy continues to improve and grow, if slowly. The state's gross domestic product expanded 1.4 percent in 2015 and is projected to increase 1.2 percent in 2016. The state employed 492,700 workers in November 2016, which … more
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